The Guiding Light of Frankfort

There is nothing fancy about the Frankfort Light. It is a simple, pyramidal tower built in 1912. At 67 feet, its neither the tallest nor shortest lighthouse on the Great Lakes. There is nothing fancy about the town it resides in or the harbor it watches over. Yet for some reason, this lighthouse has captured...

The 2 Lighthouses of Presque Isle

New Presque Isle Lighthouse 130. That's how many steps there are to reach the top of the New Presque Isle Lighthouse. New Presque Isle Lighthouse Built in 1870 on the Presque Isle Peninsula in lower Michigan, this lighthouse soars 113 feet high. It is one of the tallest lighthouses on the Great Lakes and is... Continue Reading →

A Wintry West Coast Trip: Little Sable Point

Every year I look forward to visiting Lake Michigan in the winter. There is something very special about this time of year. Yes, it's freezing (and I mean freezing) with bone chilling wind but the ice formations on the lake and lighthouses are masterpieces sculpted by nature and well worth it. At least to me.

A Journey to Crisp Point Lighthouse

Michigan has some pretty unique lighthouses. Designed to withstand the raging storms of the Great Lakes, it's hard to not be impressed. Even if lighthouses aren't your thing. Crisp Point Lighthouse, once inaccessible by car, is one such unique structure.

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